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Captain Cooks House

A Grade I Listed Building in Whitby, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4868 / 54°29'12"N

Longitude: -0.6118 / 0°36'42"W

OS Eastings: 490030

OS Northings: 511043

OS Grid: NZ900110

Mapcode National: GBR SJ5K.BD

Mapcode Global: WHG9Y.KHW7

Entry Name: Captain Cooks House

Listing Date: 23 February 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148246

English Heritage Legacy ID: 326799

Location: Whitby, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO22

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: Whitby

Built-Up Area: Whitby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Whitby St Mary

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

(South Side)

Captain Cook's House
NZ 9011 2/135 23.2.54.


3 storeys in brick with maroon ochre. Heavy diagonal brick eaves cornice.
4 windows, one blocked, arranged in pairs, flush frames, double-hung sashes
with glazing bars and small brick leaded oval windows to ends of elevation
on 1st and 2nd floors. Late C18 or early C19 elephant backed fluted pedimented
doorcase with blocked radiating fanlight and 6-fielded door with 2 glazed
panels, on left. Interior with panelling. Attics unchanged where, from
1746, the future Captain Cook lived when apprenticed to Captain Walker.
Inset foot scraper. May be of earlier origins, but bears plaque in front
on centre over ground floor inscribed D (over) MS 1688 for Moses and Susannah
Dring. NMR.

Captain Cook's House, the Clinic and Nos 19 to 28 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: NZ9003011043

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